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Subject: Re: The surname Diesel
Author: Getb   (guest)
Date: July 27, 2012 at 12:43 PM
Reply to: Re: The surname Diesel by Charls

I am Peruvian and I know the Philippines have Spanish influence, but let me tell you "Diesel" has not the sound of a Spanish name... And slaves and servants usually got their surnames from their owners or bosses in the Spanish empire, so German bosses/slave owners could have given their surnames to Filipino and Spanish people (they might have been few but then these Filipino and south Americans could have grown in numbers through generations of large families, poorer people tend to have larger families due to many factors and under foreign conquests natives are always the poorest people around)

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